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Amadeus

Folger Theatre
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22
Genius and jealousy collide in the opulent salons and opera houses of 18th-century Vienna.

Sergio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto

Strathmore
Wed. Oct 16
Sergio Mendes, one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time

Emmy Blotnick

AMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22
Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.

Atlanta Ballet: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
the Kennedy Center debut of Atlanta Ballet and its extraordinary new production.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 19 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

Art on Tap

The Art League
Fri. Nov 1
Craft beers from local breweries have been artfully paired selected artwork. Local restaurants have chosen a brew/artwork coupling to serve as their muse to create the perfect complimentary appetizer.

De Sanguashington - Groovin On the Pike

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Nov 1
De Sanguashington's variety of Colombian rhythms including vallenato, cumbia and tropi-pop.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020
Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.

An Evening with Chris Thile

Strathmore
Tue. Nov 5
Thile transcends the borders of conventionally circumscribed genres, creating a distinctly American canon and a new musical aesthetic.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

Cirque Mei

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Oct 19
Direct from the People’s Republic of China, this ensemble of elite circus performers thrills the young and old alike with their amazing feats of agility, strength, and poise.

Béla Fleck & The Flecktones

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 2
Fleck has reunited the original lineup for a very special tour.

Spotlights

Kid Prince and Pablo

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 19 – Nov. 3

Washington Performing Arts: Drew Petersen

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Oct 19

NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14

Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE

Strathmore
Fri. Nov 8

The Second City's Love, Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29

Arlington Exhibition: Emma Cregan and Johab Silva

Marymount University - Ballston Center
Thru Nov. 2

1,000 years of Sound and Movement

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Nov 19

Balancing Bodies

The Kennedy Center
Oct. 31 – Nov. 2

WNO: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 2 – 23
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